Man sleeping in a stolen vehicle rammed and arrested in Mississauga
Published April 7, 2023 at 7:31 pm
Peel Police Officers intercepted a stolen vehicle and arrested a man wanted on a warrant.
On Friday, April 7, 2023, at approximately 8:00 a.m., an officer was conducting a proactive patrol in a parking structure in the area of Matheson Boulevard and Orbitor Drive in Mississauga.
The Officer located a vehicle that was on file as stolen, which had a lone occupant in the driver’s seat and appeared to be sleeping.
Additional Officer’s attended the scene and quickly contained the vehicle with their patrol cars to prevent escape and the risk of a vehicle pursuit.
Once awoken, the individual attempted to flee by ramming police vehicles.
Despite the significant danger created by the suspect, officers were able to arrest him without further incident and without injuries.
Investigation revealed that the driver, 34-year-old Parveer Singh, of no fixed address, was wanted on an outstanding Immigration warrant.
Furthermore, he was on a probation order forbidding him from driving a vehicle that wasn’t his following prior auto theft offences.
Detectives from the 12 Division Auto Crime Unit have charged Parveer with the following Criminal Code Offences:
- Possession of Property Obtained By Crime
- Mischief Over $5000
- Dangerous Operation
- Breach of Probation Order
Parveer Singh has previously been convicted of similar offences, including fleeing from police and failing to comply with a release order. He was transferred into the custody of the Canada Border Services Agency
Anyone with any information is asked to contact investigators at 905-453-2121, extension 1233.Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising